LING 378

Contrastive Linguistics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An introduction to the contrastive study of languages with respect to their phonological, morphological, syntactic and semantic systems. Special attention is also given to factors related to language learning situations, with reference to transfer and interference from the mother tongue. The language selected to be compared with English will vary from year to year.


  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics.


  • 1.5 units of LING course.

Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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